Payment Card Industry data security standard


Payment Card Industry data security standard

The Payment Card Industry data security standard comprises 12 rules set by the major credit card firms including Visa and Mastercard, enforcing the protection of credit card data.

Shops in rush to meet card security rules
Retailers warned to update systems for PCI security standard.

Retailers face card data clampdown
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which comes into effect in June, promises to improve the security of consumers' credit card information. It will have a huge impact on how credit card information is stored and retrieved, and will require retailers to have compliant systems.

Vast majority concerned about data security, finds study
Research released today has found only 5% of respondents claimed not to be concerned about the security of their personal data.

Visa aims to boost PCI DSS adoption
Visa is launching an education campaign to address the more than 60% of merchants that fail to meet the PCI Data Security Standards.

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